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  1. DEA investigating potential painkiller use, abuse in NFL

    The DEA has launched an investigation into potential painkiller abuse in the NFL, the New York Daily News reported Saturday, citing three sources familiar with the probe.

    Story | Conversation | July 12, 2014
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  4. Jim Irsay of Indianapolis Colts discusses addiction

    Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay still isn't ready to discuss the details of his March arrest, but in an extensive interview Monday with The Indianapolis Star, he discussed his ongoing battle with addiction.

    Story | Conversation | June 10, 2014
  5. Former Dallas Cowboys OL Gennaro DiNapoli faces drug charges

    A former National Football League player is facing charges of selling prescription painkillers from his Connecticut home.

    Story | Conversation | June 06, 2014
  6. Second wave of former players join NFL lawsuit

    Former Pro Bowl defender Marcellus Wiley added his name to a lawsuit accusing NFL teams of illegally dispensing powerful narcotics and other drugs to keep players on the field without regard for their long-term health.

    Story | Conversation | June 04, 2014
  7. Adrian Peterson empathizes with ex-players suing NFL over painkil...

    Adrian Peterson empathizes with former players who are suing the NFL over painkillers and other medication they were given during their playing days.

    Story | Conversation | June 04, 2014
  8. NFL - Painkillers lawsuit magnifies teams' responsibility to prot...

    Jim Trotter

    Players will do almost anything to stay on the field, which is why the NFL must do more to police painkillers, Jim Trotter writes.

    Story | Conversation | May 27, 2014
  9. Excerpt on painkillers abuse in NFL from 'The King of Sports' by ...

    Gregg Easterbrook

    An excerpt from Gregg Easterbrook's book looks at how painkiller abuse has joined head trauma as one of the NFL's ugly truths exposed by former players.

    Story | Conversation | May 26, 2014
  10. Painkillers lawsuit shines light on NFL culture

    Johnette Howard

    The painkillers lawsuit exposes a backstage reality that is more deceitful and unhealthy than we realized, Johnette Howard writes.

    Story | Conversation | May 21, 2014
  11. NFL illegally supplied risky painkilling drugs, former players al...

    A group of retired NFL players says in a lawsuit that the league illegally supplied them with risky painkillers that numbed their injuries and led to medical complications.

    Story | Conversation | May 20, 2014
  12. Irsay 2012 interview on painkiller addiction

    Mike Wells

    Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay, who faces four felony counts of possession of a controlled substance after he was arrested late Sunday night, sat down with ESPN's Hannah Storm in 2012 (starts at 1:43 mark) to talk about his substance abuse histor...

    Blog | March 17, 2014
  13. Jon Lester says Boston Red Sox reviewing Toradol policy

    Gordon Edes

    Boston Red Sox pitcher Jon Lester said that the team's medical staff and general manager Ben Cherington told the club's pitchers Monday that they are reviewing its policy regarding the use of Toradol, a legal anti-inflammatory drug.

    Story | Conversation | February 11, 2013
  14. NFLPA files grievance over waivers for painkiller Toradol

    The NFL Players Association has filed a grievance against the league's clubs and its management council asking that team doctors no longer try to make players to sign waivers before being prescribed the painkiller Toradol.

    Story | Conversation | December 12, 2012
  15. Former USC Trojans DE Armond Armstead sues school over painkiller...

    Pedro Moura

    Former USC defensive end Armond Armstead is suing the school, saying team doctors gave him painkillers that caused a heart attack and damaged his future earning potential, his attorney told ESPNLosAngeles.com Thursday.

    Story | Conversation | August 30, 2012
  16. Ryan Leaf won't be extradited to Texas, lawyer says

    The attorney for former NFL quarterback Ryan Leaf says authorities in Texas are no longer seeking to extradite Leaf and revoke his probation.

    Story | Conversation | July 10, 2012
  17. Ryan Leaf sentenced to lockdown addiction treatment, time in prer...

    Former NFL quarterback Ryan Leaf could spend 15 months locked down in Montana, first in a secure drug treatment facility and then in a pre-release living center as part of a judge's sentence following Leaf's guilty plea for breaking into a house and illeg

    Story | Conversation | June 19, 2012
  18. Ryan Leaf pleads guilty to stealing painkillers

    Former NFL quarterback Ryan Leaf pleaded guilty Tuesday to charges that he broke into a Montana home and illegally possessed painkillers, part of a deal with prosecutors that recommends he spend nine months in a secure drug treatment facility.

    Story | Conversation | May 08, 2012